Packaging and Shipping Process

All S Ranch Meats’ beef is processed at our local, USDA inspected facility in Hardin, Montana. Receiving a USDA Federal Grant of Inspection was of primary importance to S Ranch Meats because S Ranch Meats had the twin goals of producing flavorful, high-quality beef and meeting or exceeding all food safety standards that are required for the USDA’s seal of approval. always been part of our story, but in 2021 we also achieved our safety goals when S Ranch Meats was awarded a Federal Grant of Inspection from the USDA (to learn more about what is required to be USDA Inspected, see here: Inspection of Meat Products | Food Safety and Inspection Service ( To view S Ranch Meat’s Federal Grant of Inspection, see here: S Ranch Meats, LLC | Food Safety and Inspection Service (


After S Ranch Meats’ beef is processed, it is professionally packaged in vacuum-sealed, high-quality packaging to ensure a fresh product even if kept in the freezer for up to six months. After packaging, all products that will be shipped are placed in our freezers either at the processing facility itself or at our retail store located approximately two miles away. When you place an online order, we will send you an order confirmation email and prepare your products for shipment. We pack and ship online orders in our premium insulated boxes covered in a layer of dry ice to ensure all beef products stay below 40° degrees throughout the shipping and delivery process.


We ship to all continental states in the United States. All beef orders can be shipped to you, whether as individual items, custom-created boxes, or pre-selected boxes.Please note all shipped beef will be frozen and packed in dry-ice for shipping.Product will arrive frozen or partially frozen and is in good condition for thawing or freezing so long as the internal temperature of any partially thawed product is below 40°.


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What days do you ship?

We ship every Tuesday Orders must be placed before 12:00 p.m. MST on Thursday in order to be shipped the following Tuesday Any order placed after 12:00 p.m. on Thursday will ship the following week. Your package will arrive in 2-3 business days once shipped.

Do you ship to P.O. Boxes?

Unfortunately, no. We cannot deliver to P.O. Boxes, A.P.O. or F.P.O. addresses. We deliver to street addresses only. We will also gladly ship to rural routes because we know what it’s like to live out in the boonies! For rural routes, please ensure you provide us with a complete address, contact phone number, and any special instructions for the carrier.

Shipping Accuracy

Check your address carefully! Due to the perishable nature of our products, S Ranch Meats does not offer refunds if an address error is made during the ordering process that delays arrival or results in a package being rerouted. Once an order leaves our facility and you receive a shipping confirmation notice, S Ranch Meats is no longer responsible for delivery.

Local Conditions

Delivery availability and options to some zip codes may be affected by local conditions, such as weather or the absence of a FedEx carrier. When standard delivery or other options are not presently available, S Ranch Meats cannot accept orders to those zip codes.

Packed for freshness and Quality

All S Ranch Meats’ products are vacuum-sealed in high-quality packaging to ensure a long-lasting freezer life and to preserve the excellent taste S Ranch Meats’ beef is known for. All shipped orders are packed inside an insulated liner and placed in a layer of dry ice to ensure the product arrives in perfect condition for thawing or freezing. Products placed in the freezer upon arrival will maintain their freshness for up to six months if kept frozen.

Shipping Rates

All shipping rates will be calculated at checkout and will be based on product weight and delivery location.